Browsing: April 2021

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NSAIDs are the most commonly used class of drugs in the world. They possess analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Its GI side effects are most apparent and well-documented and can
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While Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a well-known and feared cause of septic arthritis, P. aeruginosa needs to be considered by the emergency physician when caring for an IV dru
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Cardiac arrest is one of the most demanding presentations for emergency physicians to manage. Focused transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has emerged as a valuable aid.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves in 2021, major EM groups have once again stepped up to provide a unified roadmap to the away rotation and eSLOE process. Class of 2022, your training may look differe
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Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) have become the preferred anticoagulant medication for patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism. However, recent c
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Subcutaneous emphysema can be disguised as angioedema - as happened in this case that presented following a traumatic rib injury.
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Point-of-care ultrasound-guided arthrocentesis performed in the emergency department can expedite the diagnosis and treatment of septic arthritis, potentially averting the need for surgery.
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Hemoperitoneum during pregnancy is an emergent condition that places the mother and fetus at risk.
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Here it is: the dreaded pediatric elbow. Is it a fracture? An ossification center? Shouldn't there be a bone there? By using a systematic approach to reading elbow x-rays, you can begin to feel more c
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Clinical knowledge regarding how the COVID-19 virus affects children is still evolving. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) can be approached in the same way as a Kawasaki-Like Hyper